Free access to these resources is only available on the genealogy computers at Porirua City Centre library.
Ancestry Library Edition 👉Ancestry is also available to search for free from home until 31 December 2021. You must be a Porirua Library member and require a PIN or password. Login to the library catalogue and then click on the Ancestry link. Full instructions here.
Papers Past (NZ government website with full-text searchable digitised NZ newspapers)
Free Overseas and General Online Resources
FamilySearch (website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: registration required on first use).
Free UK Genealogy ( Free UK Genealogy provides free, online access to family history records. A team of dedicated volunteers creates high-quality transcriptions of public records from governmental sources, parish churches, and other trusted institutions. FreeUk has three project websites: FreeBMD (births, marriages and deaths), FreeCEN (census data from 1841 to 1891) and FreeREG (parish registers).
Trove (a National Library of Australia website offering free public access to a wide range of information, including historical and contemporary materials (e.g. digitised newspapers, maps, images).